Kia Soul vs. Nissan LEAF

 White
VS
 Silver

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$16,490 - $18,190
$29,990

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.73 / 5
66 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
130 hp
147 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.6L GDI DOHC Dual CVVT I4
110kW AC Synchronous Motor

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.9 in.
42.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
41.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.1 in.
33.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.5 in.
37.3 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Steel

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P205/60HR16
P205/55HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
101.2 in.
106.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.8 ft.
34.8 ft.

Length

Length
163 in.
176.4 in.

Width

Width
70.9 in.
70.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2884 - 2942 lbs.
3433 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
130 hp
147 hp

Torque

Torque
118 ft. lbs.
236 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
Electric Motor

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
27 - 29 mpg
112 mpg

City

City
24 - 26 mpg
124 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 - 31 mpg
99 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Kia Soul
Nissan LEAF

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
101 ft³.
92.4 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2884 - 2942 lbs.
3433 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Electric

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD
Automatic

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.96 - 4.56
8.19

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16
P205/55HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16
P205/55HR16

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft.
34.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in.
11.1 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.3 in.
11.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
41.2 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.9 in.
42.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.5 in.
54.3 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.2 in.
51.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.5 in.
37.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
39.1 in.
33.5 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
54.7 in.
52.5 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
49.3 in.
50 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
101.2 in.
106.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
163 in.
176.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.9 in.
70.5 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
63.5 in.
61.4 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62 in.
60.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.5 in.
61.2 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
18.8 ft³.
23.6 ft³.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
49.5 ft³.
30 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Soul
LEAF

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Compact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Hatchback